April 13, 2006

Volume 102, Issue 56

Stories from the April 13, 2006 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

Brendan Polmer: Happy 21st birthday, you drunken idiot

I’m usually not a belligerent drunk, but Monday night was my 21st birthday, so I’d like to think that I earned it. The fact is, after hearing about some of my escapades from friends who were able to remember the event, I’m astonished that I wasn’t arrested. I’m writing this article in class right now. […]

A delicate Balance: ballet group keeps students on their toes

Oliver Truong plugged his iPod headphones into his ears and faced the mirrored wall. He jumped, flexed his calves, lunged his body toward the ceiling and twirled in the air like a figure skater. After repeating the double tours en l’air three times, he took a swig of water and started the song again. His […]

Paul Kendrick: Crashing at the Capitol

The Oscar-winning film “Crash” illustrated how everyday interactions can escalate into conflict due to misunderstandings and resentment rooted in cultural differences. A black congresswoman hitting a U.S. Capitol police officer who stopped her would have fit in perfectly in the fictional movie, had it not happened in real life. I am speaking, of course, of […]

Jake Sherman: A-10, Colonials wonder what comes next

They all sat at round tables, players by their sides, media guides in tow. At the Atlantic 10’s media day in Philadelphia, before the start of the 2005-2006 season, coaches were showcased and available to the media that would be casting the critical eye all year. Travis Ford sat timidly at a round-clothed table in […]